Journey to Mexico's Colonial Heartland

Journey to Mexico's Colonial Heartland
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From Sat 8 February 2020 to Fri 21 February 2020
From Saturday 8 February 2020 to Friday 21 February 2020
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Mexico is an amazing destination!
For February 2020 we would like to plan a 15-day sightseeing and foodie tour of the colonial heartland of Mexico. The completion date is February 22nd.

For this event to happen, the minimum group size is six (includes Ed and me). The maximum is eight.

There is a cross-post of this event on, https://www.meetup.com/VanHiking/events/259551746/

Some pictures and video clips from our February 2019 Mexico road trip, https://app.box.com/s/gieyxg8pmmmebplkyyb2wyiyf6wbzvbg

We plan to fly to Mexico City for this event and have a day or two in CDMX before embarking on the road trip by inter-city buses.

The highlights include the El Rosario Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary which is the winter nesting grounds for millions of monarch butterflies that migrate from Canada and the U.S. each year. It is an awesome sight that you have to see for yourself.

Grutas Tolantongo hotsprings is on the itinerary as well, thanks to Miriam for her suggestion.

Some of the cities we will be visiting include: Guanajuato, Querétaro, San Miguel de Allende and Morelia as well as a couple of Pueblos Magicos or “Magic Towns” along the way.

At a later date, I will have more details for the members who are attending.

1) Your passport must be valid for no less than six months from the date of your arrival in Mexico.

2) If you do not already have travel insurance, please get it before you leave.

3) Please do not bring fruits or anything that may cause a problem at the Customs.

The cost per person is USD$1,200. The package includes hotel/motel accommodations (twin/triple-sharing room), land transportation such as long-distance buses, local buses, metro system, and taxi or ride-share.

Hotels/motels may or may not provide free breakfast. Airfares, meals and admission fees by the head (if applicable) are not included.

A non-refundable confirmation deposit of CAD$50 is required by Sept. 15th. The deposit goes towards your final payment. Payment of the balance will be adjusted for currency exchange rate and due by December 15, 2019.

If one cancels after making the payment, there will be no refund unless a suitable replacement (same gender) is found in which case it will be 100% refunded. In the unlikely event this trip is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, you will be issued a full refund.

• What to bring
A detailed packing list will be given to attendees.
Bring your camera.
Your individual poses will be on your own camera/smartphone. The organizers will take group photos and share on Meetup.

• Important to know
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